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Ryan Deffenbaugh

Ryan Deffenbaugh covers energy, education, commercial real estate and the Sound Shore for the Westchester County Business Journal.

Business Council of Westchester says it ‘stands alone’ following WCA, HVEDC...

The statement was in response to the Westchester County Association's announced merger plans with the Hudson Valley Economic Development Corp.

Going regional: Westchester County Association and HVEDC plan merger

HVEDC President and CEO Michael Oates said his organization views the Westchester County Association as a name known statewide, capable of strengthening the HVEDC regional efforts.

The Windward School eyes former March of Dimes HQ for school

White Plains officials are reviewing plans to renovate the 113,000-square-foot March of Dimes building to host the school's grades one through five.

Azure Stages opens professional soundstage in Scarsdale

The space is advertising itself as a place for commercials, event and modeling photography, feature films and special effects shots.

Housing sales decline, but prices rise, in Westchester County’s housing market

The county’s residential brokers are pinning the slow year on a mix of factors.

White Plains Hospital planning $15.4M pediatric center within hospital

Under the proposal, the hospital would renovate space on the second floor to create a 14,000-square-foot center that combines its pediatric services into one unit.

Con Edison ban on new gas hookups ignites fear of economic...

Plans by Con Edison for a moratorium on new natural gas connections in Westchester County has raised concern among public officials who fear that...

Bunge names acting CEO, warns about 2018 profits

Gregory A, Heckman replaces Soren Schroder, who announced in December he would step down as company CEO.

Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors announces 2019 leadership

Ron Garafalo is the new president of HGAR and Renee Zurlo was re-elected as president of the Hudson Gateway Multiple Listing Service.

Westchester County Tourism & Film hires Mower as travel, tourism agency

Mower is among the largest independent marketing, advertising and PR agencies in the U.S.

Joseph Hankin, Westchester Community College president for 42 years, dies at...

Hankin took leadership of the college in 1971 and remained as its president through retirement in 2013. In that time, he oversaw steady expansion efforts that more than doubled enrollment.

Rye YMCA seeks to expand to former Mrs. Green’s store

But first, the nonprofit and its potential landlord must ask the city to lift what it said is a dated restriction on fitness facilities.

Gymboree files for bankruptcy again, will close all Gymboree and Crazy...

Gymboree has locations in The Westchester mall in White Plains, Woodbury Common Premium Outlets in Central Valley and at Palisades Center in West Nyack.

White Plains apartment building sells for $9.5 million

The new owners of the 40,000 square foot building at 177 Grand St. say it represents an attractive investment in an area of White Plains that is a hub for the hospital and county government.

Three developers tell why they are investing in Westchester County

Offering their insights were: Charles Epstein, vice president of development for Lennar Multifamily Communities; Guy Leibler, president of Simone Healthcare Development; and Peter Duncan, president and CEO of George Comfort & Sons.